Foreign attorneys are an integral part of Yoon & Yang LLC. Whether advising a multinational company on a complex cross-border deal, or representing a client in litigation or arbitration in Korea or abroad, attorneys with a diverse range of skills, experiences and personal backgrounds are required in order to provide a level of professional service that is only possible when the client’s needs are fully understood and put at the forefront. Foreign attorneys are expected to use their expertise as well as their unique perspectives and viewpoints while working closely with Korean attorneys at the firm and clients, many of whom are multinational companies doing business in Korea and Korean companies doing business abroad. Few law firms in Korea can offer foreign attorneys the challenges, responsibilities and career opportunities that are available at Yoon & Yang LLC.
Yoon & Yang LLC seeks dedicated, hardworking foreign attorneys, both newly licensed and experienced. Beyond exceptional academic and professional achievements, the firm also looks for articulate, well-rounded individuals who are active members of their communities. Qualified individuals will have the opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing practice and take on new and unique challenges. In order to be considered, applicants should send a cover letter, current resume, writing sample, law school transcripts and references (if any). Please include in your cover letter the area(s) of practice you are most interested in and the year of admission to the bar in your relevant jurisdiction.
Yoon & Yang LLC Yoon & Yang LLC is currently accepting applications for law school students to be considered for our Summer Associate Program
We provide our summer associates high-caliber legal work and opportunities for training and mentorship from some of the most prominent attorneys in Korea. We believe that our ability to recruit the top talent is essential for our continued development and success, and our program regularly attracts law students from elite law schools around the world.
Our program is designed to provide our summer associates a glimpse into real-world, substantive assignments across multiple practice areas, and we strive to expose our summer associates to various areas of the law.
The Summer Associate Program will be based in our Seoul office and requires a candidate to work full time during the four- to eight-week internship period during the summer of each year (May to September). Please indicate your preferred start and end dates when submitting your application.
Minimum Qualifications Applicants must be enrolled in a course of study at an accredited law school leading to a JD degree, with one (1L) or two (2L) years of law school completed as of the start date.
Preferred Qualifications Applicants who are fluent in Korean and English with excellent written and verbal communication skills in both languages are preferred. Applicants with Interest in practicing law in Korea are desired. In order to apply, we encourage you to send your application no later than March 15 by clicking the “Apply” button below.